With every accomplishment there is often a journey, and the inscription of Pimachiowin Aki as an UNESCO World Heritage Site was no exception.
Pimachiowin Aki is Canada’s first “mixed” UNESCO World Heritage site, recognized for both its cultural and natural value.
Source: The life-giving forest
Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to paddle and camp for a minimum of three consecutive nights in each of Quetico, Wabakimi and Woodland Caribou Provincial Parks by October, 2019.
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